won't start from ignition :: Triumph Torque

RH Classic Insurance

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
won't start from ignition
Forum Login
Login Name: Create a new account
Password:     Forgot password

Triumph Torque    Cars    Herald/Vitesse  ›  won't start from ignition
Users Browsing Forum
No Members and 20 Guests

won't start from ignition Print
1 Pages 1 Recommend Thread
Bonners
March 5, 2017, 3:21pm Report to Moderator
Club Member
Posts: 13
Posts Per Day: 0.01
battery is charged but car will only start from solenoid  i have checked all connections to the starter motor . Would the problem be with the ignition switch and or solenoid, 1963 Herald convertable
Logged
Private Message
glang
March 5, 2017, 5:22pm Report to Moderator

Posts: 615
Posts Per Day: 0.62
You need to do a check to identify where the problem is:
On your starter solenoid there should be two big terminals and one little one. This small one has the wire that comes from the ignition switch and should energise when you turn said switch to the starting position. With a multimeter (or if unavailable 12v bulb) check that there are 12v relative to earth at this terminal when your assistant tries to start the engine.
If there are 12v then the problem is with the solenoid or its earthing and if not its the ignition switch or associated wiring.
Logged
Private Message Reply: 1 - 1
1 Pages 1 Recommend Thread
Print

Triumph Torque    Cars    Herald/Vitesse  ›  won't start from ignition

Thread Rating
There is currently no rating for this thread
 


Powered by E-Blah Forum Software 10.3.5 © 2001-2008

Latest Blogs-
Steve Weblin

09th December 2017 08:30am gmt
Merlyn Motors of Bristol - Triumph Car Dealers 11A
Club Triumph Round Britain Reliability Run

08th December 2017 3:51pm gmt
Reservists - a call to action!!
more blogs...
Next Group Meetings-
Wye Dean Tuesday 12th December 20:00
Northants & Leicestershire Wednesday 13th December 19:30
Cornwall Thursday 14th December 20:30
Swindon Thursday 14th December 20:00
North London & Herts Monday 18th December 20:00
Glasgow Tuesday 19th December 20:00
Shropshire Wednesday 20th December 19:00
West Midlands - 2nd meeting Wednesday 20th December 20:00
more local groups...
Upcoming Events-
more events...
For Sale-
Spitfire MKIV cylinder head, refurbed not used. Casting 312240, Stamp number 218142. Unleaded inserts, seats triple cut, new valves, guides and springs. Skimmed 0.040 inch. £300. Mob. 07764 860234 email: steve-karen.dee@ hotmail.co.uk
Pair of Stromberg CD 175 carburettors, linkage and mounting nuts. Removed from an American-spec TR6. Looking for £35. Based in Peterborough. Matt George on the forum or phone 07921 853482.
project colander aka 1973 1500tc dolomite - needs lots of welding but is largely complete though partly dismantled . contact dinger on the forum
more adverts...
CLUB TRIUMPH the Club for all Triumphs
© Club Triumph Ltd MCMXCVI - MMXV